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Posted on: February 11, 2020

Pesticide Exclusion Request


Residents who request their property be excluded from all pesticide applications (including larvicide as well as adulticide) must comply with the legal process to exempt their property (333 CMR Section 13.03), individuals may request exclusion from wide area applications of pesticides.  This includes applications performed by the Mosquito Control Project/District that may provide services in Ipswich. Requests must be made to the Department of Agricultural Resources in accordance with 333 CMR 13.03 and will go into effect fourteen (14) days from the date the request is received by the departments. All exclusion requests expire on December 31st of the calendar year in which it was made. 

The exclusion request may be accessed from the MA Department of Agricultural Resources website http://www.mass.gov/eea/agencies/agr/pesticides/mosquito/pesticide-application-exclusions.html

An online form can be filled out at http://www.mass.gov/eea/agencies/agr/pesticides/exclusion-of-wide-area-application-of-pesticides.html

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